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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
November 4, 2011

Here is a random assortment of photos from the sport.
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The Santa Barbara Sailing Club Goblin Regatta hosted 55 boats which included Dr. Laura Schlessinger and her fully costumed J100 crew. This puts a new meaning to the term "deck Ape". Photo by Charles Kaska.

Design renderings create interest and excitement when a project is beginning... like this presentation from the organizers of the 34th America's Cup for Piers 27-29.

Photographer Cory Silken provides us with a computer monitor background for the month of Novemberr. Click on standard screen or wide screen for your monitor type. Once the image is open, put your cursur over it, right click to open the drop down menu and indicate you want to 'Set as Background'.

David Raison won the singlehanded Transat 6,50 on his innovative boat TeamWork Evolution. Davidís boat, with her strange looking round nose, has proved to be excellent on this difficult course, and especially when sailing between 60 and 90 degrees from the true wind, where she was simply unbeatable, achieving speeds up to one knot superior to her opponents.

The 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race had its first In-Port race last weekend, and the six boat fleet will begin the first leg from Alicante, Spain to Cape Town, South Africa on November 5th. Photo by Chris Cameron

In case you were wondering how the other half lived, here you go. Aegir is an 82-foot cruiser racer by Rogers Yacht Design which was a recent award winner at the Annual 2011 ISS Awards for Design and Leadership Gala Dinner held at the Marriott Harbour Beach Resort in Ft Lauderdale. Photos by Billy Black.

"Slack sheets, ye gol-durn fools!" So says Fifteen Fathom Bob of Ile au Haut, State o' Maine. This picture was taken on the Upper St. Regis Lake in the Adirondaks. Fluky as heck, and sometimes it will knock you right down. Sent by David Binger.

In our weekly series of go-fast equipment, Tim Corbett shows how this J/24 has taken summer beer can racing to a whole new level.

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